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Sep 29, 2012 9:00pm EDT
and travel even with high-tech use the technology inaction. to use the cellphones technology, the cat scan and a hospital, and the amount of innovation we could offer israel is amazing. it is a great place to live to bring up your family. to talk about the challenges is something we could be very proud of. but we need to stand up united to get to a point* to find a viable partner to speak about the peaceful agreement that is mike -- what i talk about conflict management not conflict resolution. the oslo accord big supporters of the environment. think about the amount of paper when redrafted the accord. but today we speak of the leadership. for example, according to the oslo accord is available with everyone to pray but it is not safe. we cannot go there. it is not safe. i do not believe in another ceremony at the white house but to and until we get to the point* you have to manage the conflict i want to sum up to tell you the book is very street. they said you are making a mistake if you raise something in a book now what will happen in a few years? people will say 182 about that and what
CSPAN
Sep 30, 2012 6:45am EDT
's a relationship among people, technology, and work processes. it's not a property or a capability that could be described to people or robots independently, and that's why the term robotic geologists is so misleading. the relation of people and robots in practical work is difficult even for the scientists to describe. mir scientists have said they could do any day what what took the rover many months, but they are thinking mostly about those long drives. astronauts would leave the rovers in the dust, but there's no shortcut for the hours required to do a spectral analysis, or a pixel by pixel scan of an infrared panorama. no bloody has used instruments like these in the field before. so how the rover's automation and human actions are dependent on each other can be difficult to explain. because we don't think about it in practice. in terms of what's called phenomenology, the rover is seen through, as we say like using a cane. in terms of, the rover is embodied in our activity. it becomes transparent like a hammer, a bicycle, or even an automobile. we hit, we ride, we go places. we don't have
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 9:45am EDT
technology in action. and also yourself, whether you love israel or you don't like israel, the israelis is helping with technology. if you're using your cell phone to acknowledge he, your chips in your computer or cat scan in hospital, the amount of innovation we are able to produce in israel, it is amazing. finally i can tell you it's a great place to live and to bring up your family. so even though speak about the threats and the challenges, still it is something we can all be very proud of, and i'm very proud of my country. but we have to know that every once in a while we stand united and protect ourselves, until we get to a point we will find a viable partner that we can sit down and speak about peaceful agreement. i don't see it in the near future. that's why i speak in my book about conflict management. not conflict resolution. we came to me times washington, to the white house. we've had too many photo ops, too many signs. the austrian accord, big supporters of the environment. think about the amount of paper that was wasted when we drafted the oslo accord. thousands of papers.
CSPAN
Sep 29, 2012 8:00pm EDT
and it's important to realize with any type of motion picture technology people want -- it's not anything. in fact there was a fiction film with grover cleveland in 18, whatever that would have been. the mckinley inauguration is on the film and people have wanted to apply film to presidency forever but we just reached a point in time in 2008 when the technology was enough that one person rather than i would say from the 60's onward about three people could actually do this work. and more importantly than that i think it's a personality meeting technology moment. for instance in the 1960 election that talks about the jfk and how -- telegenic he was an hard already been used by several presents beforehand that he had this unique temperament and look that really spoke well to television. i think you have a similar thing with the internet and barack obama it and other people have tried to harness the power of the internet to what extent they could but i think there is a reason why say will.i.am didn't make an music video about howard dean. it wouldn't quite be the same. also at the very heart
CSPAN
Sep 30, 2012 1:15am EDT
. culturally part of it is societal but the dinosaur had the ice age. we have education and technology. they did not make the adjustment it is not here. if the black brown mail this not make the adjustment they will not be here. we have to make it safe for our children to be smart, respectful, individua ls because what i was a boy i wanted to be excepted so bad i or myself to me i try. i will never let that happen again. to say if i cannot change the people around me you have to be afraid to stand by yourself that is the clearest it will ever be. there is a tendency to be accepted so bad people have all kinds of estimations but a man would do anything to take care of the family. not that i would not do that. and a woman sought a man who do anything you could do it every wanted the you will deal with the man. but we left young boys like you by yourself to figure out. so that is to make it safe quote for the boys to grow. [applause] scott. >> my father used to say not making a choice is making a choice. was named to talk about that makes me think of what my father told me. talking to a f
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 8:45am EDT
and -- that was unable to cross across a land of the voyages of the development of technology will let shortened the distance it did not negate geography. it needed more precious and important as it opened up a new geography to the world conflict system and world trade system. culture and economics and people flow from the geography because what is culture? the accumulated experience of people on the landscape over hundreds of thousands of years that leads to the traditions and habits that can be identifiable. one of the places i have the a identifiable culture is remaining. nobody can mistake that there is a remaining culture that's been formed by the conflict between the invaders coming from central europe and those coming from the plateau which fostered a suspicious character you can see into the politics in this day and i can go through every country where many countries and talk about that. >> talk a moment about germany, one of the arresting images in the book is your description were quoting the german historian who call the germany a big prison meaning was caught between the north sea's
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 7:00pm EDT
in depth. one thing i found that he had was a huge technology apparatus and i went to chattanooga tennessee and i found a company called smart tack. i saw a rove about a year ago in ohio and i asked him about this company and he told me he never heard of it. i find that hard to believe. this is a come to me with a byzantine corporate history. if you go throughout the funds and corporate changes and find out who put up the original money, the original money came from to very wealthy republican donors named morsel reynold and bill dewitt. and i researched them and then pdc build that george w. bush several times. he had three oil companies in the 80s that would rally up in each time they came to stress here. they were also baseball royalty. bill dewitt owns the st. louis cardinals and his father had owned the old st. louis browns. and they gave bush entrÉe into his own texas rangers, which is one, the only lucrative investment he ever made. he put his vixen a dozen dollars and came away with about $15 million. and this company, smart tag, which started out as a legitimate technology company
CSPAN
Sep 30, 2012 11:30pm EDT
, people can actually draw their own maps. there's a technology democratizing of this tree certain extent. many countries in the world have the registration modernization that means that the government register's people we and you don't have to turn in a paper form and it's not on the individual and because it is automatic more people registered and more people in the boating said it can be a good of increasing access or it can be bad in terms of manipulating rules. >> do you trust the electronic voting machines? >> i think there are certain safeguards we need to have in terms of electronic voting machines. we need audits and backup systems which more monitoring. the best analogy is las vegas. they have electronic machines in terms of the gaming machines and there are people who are on the inside who manipulate some of the machines, people who have been caught and imprisoned and as a result they have procedures to check the folks that were on these machines it isn't like a slot machine and it's important that we have checks come structural checks to ensure there is intent bearing or fraud
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 1:15am EDT
of technology that tran formed the petroleum industry in the last five years the hornet tal tracking and other things that made it possible the smaller footprint on the surface reach fuel than in the past. it's the green energy sources that consume the most valuable part of the global environment which is the surface of the earth. you have solar cells and wind mills and beau owe fuel and all of these while ignoring the almost energy below the surface of the earth. that can be reached with a small footprint on the earth's. >> george, what is al true rich. how does it fit. >> an orientation toward the need of others. that's an i believe capitalism is intrinsically altruistic. that is to say that capitalism is based on making investments without any assurance that others will respond to them. capitalist investments only work if say that respond imaginatively need of ores. i think capitalism is intrinsically is awe triewlistic. socialism, i believe is intrinessicly based on greed. the greed for power. i believe that the real greed leads by an invisible hand to the ever growing welfare state. the t
CSPAN
Sep 30, 2012 1:15pm EDT
, but the amazing things about technology is take handouts. free markets are about turning scarce the into abundance, not something government cannot do. 30 years ago the cell phone was as big as a shoebox about 30, 40 minutes of battery life and motorola cost $3995. >> did you have one click >> no. but the amazing thing is government got involved in that today would still be as big of a shoebox, maybe if it emits a battery life, cost $9995 the president with the rallying against gritty cell phone makers. so today there's 5 billion in the world. do your banking, do a lot of medical service now with your cell phone. they become handheld computers. so the simple ones are virtually giveaways and set of $3995. so just give you one other example, a high-tech example of cell phones. even simple things. if it are a starbucks or a similar copy shop a 12-ounce can a 16-ounce, 20 halves cups of coffee. you notice the lives of the same size of it on up are three different different kinds of inventory. those are constantly happening in this kind of an economy that is what we seek to preserve. that is morality.
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 7:00pm EDT
and political advance was e conveniently inseparateble from the material and technology logical advance. human progress was inevitable because of a new docket rain or discovery concerning history let me offer two quotations that characterize this kind of progressivism that infill infiltratedded american politickings. when he was the president of princeton university, woodrow wilson said something he repeated to the people when he was running for election in 1912 and even made sure it was included the volume of his if the speeches from the 1912 campaign called the new freedom. wilson said the objective of college education should be to make unlike the fathers as possible. think about that for a moment. to make the sops as much unlike their fathers as possible. not because the father's weren't plane did fellows and make sure he was adverse to cashing their tuition checks checks for their sons. because the father as z he explained it necessarily belonged to a world that was dying. and the sons had to be fitted for a better world that was daunting. wilson implied that the whole reor -- reorientati
CSPAN
Sep 30, 2012 2:00pm EDT
're probably going to reach a different decision act that toxic -- about that toxic technology. so for those of us worried about what's being produced and how it's being produced, letting people make their own decisions is going to make quite a difference. here's another one. this gets fun know. where to produce. if the workers in every enterprise made the decision about where to produce, how many of them would you think would close the factory and move it to chi? ? -- china? i would guess kind of money would be a pretty good one. [laughter] zero. or close to zero. wow, what a thought that the workers who have to live with the factory that closes, who live in a community that will be affected by a factory that closes or an office that -- those workers themselves would make the decision. whoa. here's another one. if the workers decide what to do with the profits that their labor helps to produce, here's an interesting thing we could expect. over the last 30 years with boards of directors elected by major shareholders, we've noticed something i'm sure you've all noticed, that the boards of dir
CSPAN
Sep 30, 2012 10:00pm EDT
? educated people, up and beyond whatever the technology was, have the world's best infrastructure, roads, airport, tell come, bandwidth, the open immigration here to bring you here and have the most talented immigrants, have the best rules and regulations to incement vise risk taking and prevent wrecklessness, and government funded research to push boundaries of science, research, chemistry, biology so smart risk takers turn them into new companies. that was the public side. the private side is the natural entrepreneurship. country. put that together. you get a great america, an an america that delivers on the american dream. we declined on the public side. we need to get back to reinvesting in that. >> host: mark in pennsylvania. plead, go ahead with the question for the two authors. >> caller: yes, i was wondering if -- hello? >> host: we're listening, mark. >> caller: yes, i was wondering if you think it's too late because if you looked at the amount we export and the amount we import from around the world that it might be too late to turn america around? >> host: michael? >> guest: i
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 3:00pm EDT
of new technology markets, a select few have been able to separate themselves into an extremely wealthy group of individuals with unprecedented political and social influence in the book "plutocrats." and david coleman, director of the university of virginia's miller center presidential recordings program, utilizes his eagerly recorded tapes from the kennedy administration to examine the end of the cuban missile crisis. and a book on the life of charles darwin. in darwin, portrait of a genius. look for these titles and book stores this coming week. and watch for the authors on booktv and booktv.org.
CSPAN
Sep 30, 2012 3:45pm EDT
estate being orthodox and lastly, atomic bombs and aqua nightstick, >> you are right. the technology today mother is a big issue with a chemical weapon of fear. nobody can guarantee today the chemical weapons, it is an issue of concern for all of us. regarding the orthodox in israel, have to tell you that i've read a lot about it in time magazine, and i know that you've discussed this issue and you need a strong democracy of israelis and others together. i sit in the parliament and i'm very connected. [inaudible] there is a strong democracy today and israel can be proud of this democracy today. i know that for some americans, it is easy to criticize the democracy and israel. i am very proud of the democracy in israel. sometimes, things happening, a member of the [inaudible name] decided to join these people from israel, she came back a day later, her office is next to mine, and she said that democracy in action -- [inaudible] in israel, it is happening today as we speak. we can all be very proud of the democracy in israel. i want to thank you all for coming. i'm sure that you will re
CSPAN
Sep 30, 2012 1:45am EDT
with cultural aspects. >> due to the right sales to cross the atlantic voyages the development of technology italy made it more precious to open up a new geography on to the world conflict system. coulter and economics flow from geography the accumulated experience of specific people over hundreds of thousands of years that leads to traditions that could be identifiable. to have the deeply identifiable coulter is romania a specific coulter has been formed by the conflict from invaders of central europe are those that has fostered a vicious negotiating style character and i can go through every country or many countries to talk about that. >> talk about germany. calling germany as a big prison is caught between the north sea and the baltic to expand could only move east or west. that sounds like the kind of analysis that was popular one century ago but is out of fashion. when we think of germany today what is your analysis? >> writing a great history enter the the point* and was it had the natural bounties -- founders to the north of the south with this sees but that east and west had more th
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